Jacob van Ruisdael

1628 - 1682

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Jacob Isaackszoon van Ruisdael (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈjaːkɔp fɑn ˈrœyzˌdaːl] ; c. 1629 – 10 March 1682) was a Dutch painter, draughtsman, and etcher. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacob van Ruisdael has received more than 435,125 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Jacob van Ruisdael is the 162nd most popular painter (down from 155th in 2019), the 50th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 49th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Dutch Painter.

Jacob van Ruisdael is most famous for his paintings of landscapes.

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Over the past year Jacob van Ruisdael has had the most page views in the with 45,498 views, followed by French (11,957), and Dutch (9,526). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Catalan (154.40%), Hebrew (143.55%), and Ido (76.92%)


Among painters, Jacob van Ruisdael ranks 162 out of 2,023Before him are Filippino Lippi, Man Ray, Frédéric Bazille, Édouard-Henri Avril, Jacob Jordaens, and Gentile Bellini. After him are Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Théodore Rousseau, Hilma af Klint, Edward Hopper, William Hogarth, and Chaim Soutine.

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Among people born in 1628, Jacob van Ruisdael ranks 3Before him are Charles Perrault, and Marcello Malpighi. After him are John Bunyan, Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Ferdinand Charles, Archduke of Austria, Muazzez Sultan, François Girardon, François-Henri de Montmorency, duc de Luxembourg, Emmanuel Philibert, Prince of Carignano, Tokugawa Mitsukuni, and Lucrezia Barberini. Among people deceased in 1682, Jacob van Ruisdael ranks 6Before him are Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Claude Lorrain, Feodor III of Russia, 5th Dalai Lama, and Evliya Çelebi. After him are Jacob Kettler, Johann Joachim Becher, Avvakum, Baldassare Longhena, Alessandro Stradella, and Jean Picard.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Jacob van Ruisdael ranks 50 out of 1,646Before him are Frank Rijkaard (1962), Paul Verhoeven (1938), Thomas Bernhard (1931), Peter Debye (1884), Max Euwe (1901), and Christiaan Eijkman (1858). After him are Rem Koolhaas (1944), Frits Zernike (1888), Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach (1870), Theo van Doesburg (1883), Michiel de Ruyter (1607), and William II, Prince of Orange (1626).

Among PAINTERS In Netherlands

Among painters born in Netherlands, Jacob van Ruisdael ranks 10Before him are Piet Mondrian (1872), Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525), Hieronymus Bosch (1450), Gerrit Dou (1613), Jan Steen (1626), and Theo van Gogh (1857). After him are Han van Meegeren (1889), Pieter de Hooch (1629), Dieric Bouts (1415), Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836), Petrus Christus (1410), and Saskia van Uylenburgh (1612).